Action Towards Inclusion - Photography for Wellbeing

Ref: C3675687

learners will acquire new photographic skills, be encouraged to develop a mindful attitude to everyday life and increase their involvement and confidence within the community The tutor embeds maths, english and ICT skills which could increase student employability The course looks at photography from around the world and celebrates equality and diversity

Course aim

To increase student confidence whilst learning new skills in a small focused group. To build confidence in the community and develop mindful techniques into everyday life

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • does require some mobility

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • describe how photography can help develop a more mindful approach to life
  • demonstrate how to develop a critical eye in photography
  • produce an image
  • attend as many sessions as possible on time and engage for the full 2 hours

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions
  • you will save your images to your digital camera / phone and be able to monitor your progress with tutor feedback

What else do I need to know?

  • It would be helpful if you had access to the internet (Mobile phone, tablet or computer at home or through a library etc.)
  • mobile phone with camera facility or digital camera batteries for camera and / or fully charged storage space on your digital camera / phone to hold enough images for the session suitable footwear / clothing for inclement weather

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member
  • Become involved as a volunteer for a WEA partner or another organisation

Download full course information sheet

Action Towards Inclusion - Photography for Wellbeing

Is this course right for me? Request more information

You can only enrol in person on the course.

Please call 0300 303 3464 to enquire about enrolling on this course.

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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